aftermath of the Marshall Fire

Journalism students investigate long-term impacts of the Marshall Fire

Dec. 19, 2022

Seven CMCI journalism students, with the help of established journalists in the field, are shining a light on the undercovered impacts of the Marshall Fire through a recently published investigation.

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Research, creative work highlights showcase CU Boulder's ecosystem of discovery

Dec. 9, 2022

CU Boulder again attracted record levels of research funding—$658 million in gifts and awards, including $474 million from federal agencies—to power its research and innovation enterprise in 2021–22.

student studying in the Engineering Center

Shakespeare, theater-themed engineering class offers interdisciplinary experience

Dec. 8, 2022

The final Entrepreneurial Product Development project seemed straightforward. But the professor wanted to push her students out of their comfort zones, so she's enlisted a Theatre & Dance professor to add a twist to the assignment.

Robin Wall Kimmerer event

‛Braiding Sweetgrass’ author offers Indigenous prescription to address climate change

Dec. 1, 2022

At a sold-out talk, Robin Wall Kimmerer discussed the importance of tapping Indigenous knowledge “not so that we can go back to some imagined past but so we can go forward together and find solutions that are not embedded only by the Western worldview.”

Anchorage, Alaska

Optimizing computational models to better understand marine ecosystem

Nov. 29, 2022

An early and ongoing love for the water and the place where he grew up informs Skyler Kern’s doctoral research, which optimizes computational models of biogeochemical processes to one day inform climate change policy.

A World War II veterans' trailer park on the CU Boulder campus.

The history of Vetsville: How CU housed thousands of World War II veterans

Nov. 11, 2022

When CU Boulder’s student population nearly doubled during the end of World War II, the university set out to house more than 4,600 vets—many with spouses and children—who received GI Bill benefits.

Student veterans study in the VMA student lounge

Veteran and Military Affairs office aims to do right by veterans

Nov. 8, 2022

A CU Boulder bridge program is designed to help student veterans transition to university life through acclimation to academics and social opportunities on campus.

Guests mingle as a pattern of gold light filters through the atrium windows.

Newest research institute tackles mental health, wellness through integration of science, community

Oct. 18, 2022

CU Boulder’s newest institute—the Renée Crown Wellness Institute—celebrated its grand opening on University Hill with a joyful event highlighting the importance of the institute’s work: addressing the mental health crisis.

Journalism students at work at the University of Colorado, circa 1920s or 1930s.

CU celebrates long legacy of student journalism

Oct. 6, 2022

The first student newspaper at the University of Colorado launched in 1892. Since then, student coverage has created a colorful record of student life amidst adversity, controversy, levity and the most significant historical events of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Students, faculty forge a thoughtful path to a mindful future

Sept. 19, 2022

The Mindful Campus Program, designed by students and faculty, aims to help students improve their own wellness and that of the community.